Coe Booth's Bronxwood serves as a compelling follow-up to his previous novel blockbusters, Tyrell and Kendra. Following his cross-novel protagonist Tyrell, Booth paints a dishearteningly realistic picture of Tyrell's day-to-day life in New York's South Bronx. A carefully crafted mélange of anguish, hope, enthusiasm and humor populates the pages of Bronxwood, creating a true-to-form novel that speaks volumes about the life of the inner-city adolescent.

Albeit a novel with a decidedly teenage demographic, Bronxwood resonates with anyone who appreciates a fast and fascinating read.

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